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Caterpillar

C15 Generator Set

Minimum Rating

320 ekW

320 ekW

Maximum Rating

500 ekW

500 ekW

Emissions/Fuel Strategy

Low Fuel, Tier 2, Tier 3, EU Stage IIIA

Low Fuel, Tier 2, Tier 3, EU Stage IIIA

Overview

The C15 diesel generator sets have been developed for your mission critical, standby and prime applications. Producing reliable power from 320 to 500 ekW at 60 Hz, meeting ISO 8528-5 transient response requirements and built to accept 100 percent rated load in one step. The engines are certified Low Fuel Consumption, U.S. EPA Certified for Stationary Emergency Use Only (Tier 2 or Tier 3 Nonroad Equivalent Emission Standards), EU Stage IIIA Nonroad Emission Standards, China Nonroad III Emission Standards.

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Specifications

Spec Value
Minimum Rating 320 ekW 320 ekW
Maximum Rating 500 ekW 500 ekW
Emissions/Fuel Strategy Low Fuel, Tier 2, Tier 3, EU Stage IIIA Low Fuel, Tier 2, Tier 3, EU Stage IIIA
Voltage 208 to 600 Volts 208 to 600 Volts
Frequency 60 Hz 60 Hz
Speed 1800 RPM 1800 RPM
Duty Cycle Standby, Prime Standby, Prime
Spec Value
Engine Model C15 ATAAC, I-6, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel C15 ATAAC, I-6, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
Bore 5.4 in 137.2 mm
Stroke 6.75 in 171.4 mm
Displacement 927.56 in³ 15.2 l
Compression Ratio 16.1:1 16.1:1
Aspiration Air to Air Aftercooled Air to Air Aftercooled
Fuel System MEUI MEUI
Governor Type Adem™A4 Adem™A4
Spec Value
Length – Maximum 168.2 in 4273 mm
Width – Maximum 81 in 2058 mm
Height – Maximum 82.4 in 2092 mm

Standard Equipment

Air Inlet

  • Air Cleaner

Air System

  • Turbocharger
  • Air Cleaner – Non Canister disposable paper filter
  • Aftercooler core

Control Panel

  • EMCP 4.2
  • EMCP 4 Genset Controller

Cooling

  • Package mounted radiator

Cooling System

  • Caterpillar Extended Life Coolant
  • Fan drive, battery charging alternator drive
  • Radiator and cooling fan with guard
  • Coolant drain line with valve

Exhaust

  • Base, formed steel with single wall integral 8-hour fuel tank
  • Standard open set fuel tank / base supplied
  • Exhaust flange outlet

Fuel

  • Secondary fuel filter
  • Primary fuel filter with integral water separator
  • Fuel priming pump

Fuel System

  • Primary fuel filter w/integral water separator & secondary filter
  • Fuel priming pump
  • Engine fuel transfer pump
  • Flexible fuel lines
  • Fuel cooler

Generator

  • Matched to the performance and output characteristics of Cat engines
  • Load adjustment module provides engine relief upon load impact and improves load acceptance and recovery time
  • IP23 Protection

Power Termination

  • Bus Bar

Generator and Attachments

  • Mandatory Option circuit breaker, IEC, 3 pole, mounted in power centre
  • Integrated Voltage Regulator
  • Segregated low voltage (AC/DC) wiring panel
  • Optional LC frame generator – IP23 Protection
  • Power center, IP22
  • A frame generator – IP21 Protection

Mounting

  • Rubber vibration isolators

Governing System

  • Cat Electronic Governor (ADEM A4).

Lube System

  • Oil cooler
  • Oil drain valves

Mounting System

  • Captive linear vibration isolators between base and engine-generator includes lifting provisions and termination points for coolant and lube oil drain lines

Starting/Charging

  • 24 Volt battery with rack and cables
  • 24 volt starting motor
  • Batteries

General

  • Engine and alternator pre paint, Caterpillar yellow
  • Paint – Caterpillar Yellow except rails and radiators gloss black

Optional Equipment

Air Inlet System

  • Single element air cleaner
  • Dual element air cleaner

Exhaust

  • Industrial, Residential, Critical Mufflers

Certifications

  • EU certificate of conformance
  • Global certification for CIS

Circuit breakers

  • Shunt trip for IEC circuit breaker
  • Pad-lockable circuit breaker device
  • 4 Pole (IEC-100% rated) circuit breakers – Motorised
  • Auxiliary contacts, circuit breaker
  • 3 Pole (IEC-100% rated) circuit breakers – Motorised
  • 3 Pole (IEC-100% rated) circuit breakers – Package mounted
  • 4 Pole (IEC-100% rated) circuit breakers – Package mounted
  • Power terminal strip

Generator

  • Oversize and premium generators
  • Anti-condensation heater
  • Excitation: [ ] Permanent Magnet Excited (PM) [ ] Internally Excited (IE)

Power Termination

  • Circuit breakers, UL listed
  • Circuit breakers, IEC compliant

Control Panels

  • EMCP 4.3, EMCP 4.4
  • Volt free contacts
  • Local annunciator
  • Remote annunciator
  • Local alarm horn
  • Oil temperature displays
  • Protective devices: Earth fault relay ; Earth leakage ground fault relay ; Overload shutdown via breaker ; Low fuel level alarm ; Low fuel level shutdown ; High fuel level alarm ; Fuel level sensor

Starting/Charging

  • Jacket water heater
  • Charging alternator
  • Heavy-duty starting system
  • Battery chargers
  • Oversize batteries

Cooling System

  • Stone guards
  • Radiator duct flange
  • Low coolant temperature alarm

Enclosures

  • Sound attenuated enclosures
  • High ambient sound attenuated enclosures

General

  • Sound attenuated, weather protective or high ambient weather protective enclosure
  • CSA Certification
  • Seismic Certification per applicable building codes: IBC 2000, IBC 2003, IBC 2006, IBC 2009, CBC 2007
  • EEC Declaration of Conformity
  • Integral & sub-base UL listed dual wall fuel tanks
  • Automatic transfer switches (ATS)
  • Single or dual wall sub-base fuel tanks
  • The following options are based on regional and product configuration:
  • EU Certificate of Conformance (CE)
  • Single or dual wall integral fuel tanks
  • Narrow, Wide or Skid Base
  • UL 2200 package

Exhaust System

  • Engine mounted muffler
  • End in / End out mufflers – 10, 25 and 35 dBA attenuation
  • 6 and 8 inch elbow kit
  • Manifold and turbocharger guard
  • Flexible exhaust fittings
  • 6 and 8 inch flange GP

Fuel System

  • Manual fuel transfer pump
  • Dual wall fuel tank base
  • Fuel transfer system controls

Generator and Attachments

  • Space heaters
  • Permanent magnet generator
  • Ingress protection
  • LC frame generator
  • Oversize A frame generator
  • LC frame CIP generator
  • CIP a frame generator
  • Oversize LC frame generator

Lube System

  • Manual sump pump

Mounting System

  • Narrow skid base – replaces standard fuel tank base

Special Test / Reports

  • PGS Test report @ 1.0 power factor
  • PGS Test report @ 0.8 power factor

Starting / Charging System

  • 5 Amp single battery charger
  • Battery disconnect switch
  • Jacket water heater

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